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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...its business as a common
carrier, to construct and maintain a passenger station and freight
terminals with the necessary yards, transfer and switching tracks
at a point other than its present location, and to that end had
relocated and determined to construct such facilities on the lots
before mentioned. At the hearing, the respondent Linden appeared
and contested the relator's right to an order of condemnation. The
court at the conclusion of the hearing denied the petition, holding
that the relator had not complied with the preliminary requirements
of the statute relating to condemnation proceedings, and had not
shown facts sufficient to warrant the conclusion that the public
interests required the prosecution of the enterprise. The holding
that the railway company had not complied with the statutes
relating to condemnation proceedings is based upon the resolution
of the board of directors of the company directing the change to be
made. The resolution offered in evidence merely authorized the
construction of a passenger station and freight terminals with the
necessary yards, transfer and switching tracks and other necessary
facilities on the blocks sought to be condemned, and directed the
acquisition of the blocks by purchase or condemnation, as it may be
deemed proper. The resolution did not authorize any connecting
tracks between the land sought to be con demned and the present
main line of the road and it is this fact that is thought to render
the resolution insufficient. It is claimed that a formal_
resolution by the directors of a railway company designating the
route of a proposed track "by indicating the places from and to
which the track is to be constructed" is by statute a necessary
prerequisite to making a...
|Country of origin:
Washington Supreme Court
||246 x 189 x 15mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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